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Melissa Ricker, PA

  • Internal Medicine

Melissa Ricker, PA

  • Internal Medicine
Melissa Ricker, PA
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Atrium Health Provider
Accepts New Patients
age-group-adults-filled Treats only Adults


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Practicing Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine


  • English


“I am passionate about family education during the most critical time in an individual or their family's life. This specialty is a fulfilling balance of saving the life of the critically ill and promoting patient and family-centered engagement at the end of life.”

Ricker is a board-certified physician assistant. She serves as physician assistant fellowship director of Atrium Health’s Center for Advanced Practice.

Ricker completed her physician assistant training at East Carolina University and a residency at WakeMed Health and Hospitals.

Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, playing the piano, taking her Wrangler off-roading and spending time with her cat.



Board Certifications

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants

Professional Education

  • East Carolina University School of Medicine